Pols misread polls, spin wrong message from Weiner


The calls for Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) to resign his House seat, in the wake of admitting his bad personal behavior and the subsequent web of lies, have come from all sides, including some important Democrats. Of all the possible reasons that are given to get him to go - abusing trust, allegedly misusing federal… Continue reading Pols misread polls, spin wrong message from Weiner

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The tax compromise – taking the easy points before halftime


[Sports Analogy Warning] Okay, Coach O. It's fourth-and-two, and your team is on the opponent's 20 yard line. You're lead has narrowed, but you still have control of the clock, and most of the coaching staff is still down with your game plan. You expect their support, you're counting on it, at the beginning of… Continue reading The tax compromise – taking the easy points before halftime

Political petulance is poisoning the power of the people


Restoring the integrity of a government "by the people" Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy. Deceit is a poison in its veins. Edward Kennedy Men become accustomed to poison by degrees. Victor Hugo Control. Power. Money. It's the fang toothed hydra, the unholy trinity to which most of the people who run this country pay… Continue reading Political petulance is poisoning the power of the people